Work and Business

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This event is fully booked.  In organisations people spend up to 80% of their time in conversation. “Talk” is our key action tool – and often a neglected discipline.
The behaviour of the managerial team within a company can trickle down through the business, new research has shown.
A person's happiness at work can depend on the incomes of their colleagues.
People are more likely to cherish their job if the role suits their signature strengths.
Looking at cute images of animals may improve a person's performance in the workplace according to new research published in the online edition of the US jour
Corruption and bad practice remain an issue in institutions. External governance and regulation offers some protection, but issues can remain invisible to outsiders.
Our Occupational Digest discusses a new paper on on emotional labour.
Stephen Lea, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Exeter, is speaking at fringe meetings being held as part of the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences this month.
People feel bored when they are unable to engage in satisfying activity.
Women who return to work shortly after having children experience better mental and physical health in terms of mobility and energy at age 40 than their stay-at-home counterparts.
The importance of hindsight bias should not be dismissed.
Many people who are laid off by a company would be willing to put any ill feeling behind them and return to their former employer.
Bosses may not be to blame for the stress individuals feel at work.
Employers could make a number of adjustments to their workplace to benefit staff with mental health issues.
People may be more likely to change if they are nudged towards something rather than told to do it.
Feeling blue on a Monday is considered common, but new research has revealed workers experience similar misery every day of the week except for Friday.
Serving customers with a smile must be tough if you're not in the mood. In the end, though, sales employees who are more smiley may end up reaping the benefit.
A television show is to look at reasons why women rarely reach the top in the business world. BBC Two's Hilary Devey's Women at the Top sees Coventry University Professor and Chartered Psychologist, Rosalind Searle offering her thoughts on the subject.
Having friends at work is more important then earning lots of money, new research has suggested.
Positive emotion displayed by staff members working in retail can have a contagious effect on consumers.
The authors of a new paper have found that rates of corruption are higher in countries that tip more.
The Going Green Working Group is proud to announce their forthcoming conference on Green Sustainability Initiatives in the workplace. The event is open to members of the public and professionals from all fields.
New European Union (EU) plans say companies may need to assess the psychological health of their workers when considering restructuring.
Anxiety can be an important contributor to employees taking time off work, new
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